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  1. Lucy Goodchild Lucy Goodchild says:

    This is the first pronouncing dictionary I’ve ever owned and I have to say it makes me feel super clever Open it up on any page and you find yourself looking at a bunch of semi recognizable letters that make absolutely no sense I took a deep breath wondering if it was just a bit too complicated for me But after reading the very interesting and nicely written introduction I was ready to tackle some of the trickiest words around moustache was my first stop controversy my secondWritten in 1917 the first edition of the English Pronouncing Dictionary ‘described the type of pronunciation recorded as “that most usually heard in everyday speech In the families of Southern English persons whose menfolk have been educated at the great public boarding schools”‘ This led to the name Public School Pronunciation PSP which was updated to Received Pronunciation RP in the 1937 editionThe editor of the Fourteenth edition notes that society – and pronunciation – has moved on since these terms were created and with no clear separation between classes education and accent PSP is certainly a thing of the past The RP the standard pronunciation used by BBC newsreaders at the time the book was written 1979 is applied in the book with less common pronunciations indicated throughoutAfter reading about the history of standard pronunciation and earlier editions of the book I studied the notation The characters are all familiar but many are oddly positioned – an upside down e here a strangely wide u there Even a brief look at the grid of notations euipped me to flick through a few pages and recognize the pronunciation of some recognizable simple wordsSo far I’ve managed to waste at least 90 minutes flicking through this lovely book and testing my pronunciation against the norm Endless entertainment if slightly outdated in its context I would say this is a great addition to any bookshelf It’s now sitting neatly next to my OEDFor the full review visit


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